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U.S. U-18 Men Fall to Finland in Lisbon Tournament


LISBON, Portugal (May 30, 2007) – The U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team fell to Finland in the XIII Lisbon International Tournament by a final score of 3-1.

Finland scored early, knocking one in in the seventh minute but Peri Marosevic got on the end of a pass from Daniel Cruz to tie the match in the 25th minute. Finland came back in the 29th minute and an own goal in the 54th finished off the scoring.

U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team Game Report

Participants: USA vs. Finland
Competition: XIII Lisbon International Tournament.
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Date: May 30, 2007
Weather: Sunny, 75 degrees

Scoring Summary:   1   2   F
USA                              1   0   1 
Finland                        2   1   3

FIN – Pukki                          7th minute.
USA – Marosevic (Cruz)    25.
FIN – Pukki                          29.
FIN – Own Goal                  54.

Lineups:
USA: 1-Brian Perk, 19-Shawn Barry, 7-Blair Gavin (5-Gabriel Hayes, 46 (Brian Ownby, 76)), 2-Colin Gavens, 3-Greg Eckhardt, 15-Danny Kelly, 6-Daniel Cruz, 8-Danny Barrera (14-Matt Kassel, 46), 11-Ian Kalis, 20-Ryan Finley (17-Andrew Weideman, 74), 10-Peri Marosevic
Subs not used: none.
Head Coach: Bob Jenkins

FIN: 1-Lukas Hradecky, 2-Tomi Fjader, 5-Kalle Maninen, 13-Joni Vuorinin, 6-Jere Halme, 7-Janne Tomanen, 18-Jess Saarinen, 17-Riku Riski (3-Sakari Mattila, 84), 10-Patrick Lomski, 8-Valeri Minkenen (11-Werner Kaitila, 59), 16-Teemu Pukki (15-Tommi Siekken, 67)

Statistical Summary: USA   FIN
Shots                               12       8
Shots on goal                  3        4
Saves                                2        3
Fouls                                16     10
Corner Kicks                    4        0
Offside                              1        0

Misconduct Summary:
N/A

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